Episode 018b: Joseph Griffiths Interview Part 2
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December 11, 2018
Welcome to episode 18b of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our careers. In today’s episode, we have Part 2 of a two-part interview with Joseph Griffiths, Staff Solution Architect with VMware. Part 1 was last week’s episode. Original recording date: 2018-11-12 Topic – Joseph Griffiths Interview Joseph goes back to the eye-opening VMworld story * People have a fear that they cannot change. * Have we become so driven by reactionary behavior that we can’t close our e-mail client and know what we should be doing? * Automation often starts with reactionary tasks. Joseph gives the example of a 17 nanosecond Google outage which was remediated automatically. John digs into the logistics of automation and “choke points” (or constraints) * There is only one constraint in any flow or optimization. Once you remove that constraint,…